Diplomatically, this year has possibly been the most eventful in the history of Bangladesh.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi are expected to jointly inaugurate the 1320 MW Maitree Super Thermal Power Station during the former’s visit to India in the first week of September, according to Hindustan Times.
Bangladesh and India yesterday agreed to work closely together to further strengthen cooperation in the areas of common rivers and water resources management and pledged to expand collaboration in cyber security, IT and food security.
A 22-year-old Bangladeshi woman swam through the Sundarbans forest for an hour to cross into India and marry her lover in Kolkata. She ended up in jail after the wedding, Indian media reports today said.
Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen today (May 27, 2022) left for Guwahati to attend the third edition of international river conference titled, “NADI Conclave”, from May 28-29 that will be inaugurated by his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar.
India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today stressed that Bangladesh features as the most important country in the Indian Foreign Policy objectives of “Neighbourhood First Policy”.
India today declined to make a comment on whether Bangladesh requested to intervene on its behalf over US sanctions on Rab.
Bangladesh and India will hold the Joint Consultative Commission meeting in Dhaka very soon to review the relationship between the two neighbours.
The issues of Teesta river water-sharing, Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) were not raised during Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla’s meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka on Monday, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs has said.